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All 140 South San Francisco Restaurants

White Elephant

146 Hazelwood Dr, South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-8341
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minneapolis
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This place is small local restaurant, off a major road but basically in a neighborhood. Not fancy but we found the food to be tasty and very affordable. There are only about 8 tables in the place. When we walked in (happened to be staying down the road in San Bruno and wanted to avoid all of the chain restaurants... More

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Maplewood NJ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Stumbled upon this place on our way from SFO. Looked it up on TA and decided to stop. Area and decor are not the best but the food was yummy. I had the summer rolls - they were very fresh. Spouse had the pad thai - very good. Worth the stop and would be back the next time we're coming... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I love Thai food!!! and had some of the worse Panang Beef Curry here. The meat i swear was pot roast beef, it was fatty and tasted like pot roast. The portion of rice to curry was horrible, there was only enough curry to cover half of the rice. The Tom Gai soup was good. I will not go back... More

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Campinas, SP
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Terrible services. Dark environment. Waiter does not speak good English - at least not enough to provide a good service. Expensive. I've order a steak that was not really good... It seems an old restaurant.

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Cupertino, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

FOOD: The food here was fairly decent. But I'm not sure that it's exceptional enough to command the inflated price. We enjoyed the red curry and spicy duck but were underwhelmed by the skimpy meat-to-veggie ratio. Also, the Tom Yom soup, though satisfactory overall, was a tad under seasoned. SERVICE: The service was top-notch. Our waitress was very upbeat, helpful,... More

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Federal Way, Washington
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Found this place by a different name when looking for a place for lunch. Anyway the Thai food was good and the atmosphere was like being in Thailand. So I give this place a thumbs up for lunch.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We were visiting the SF Bay area and wanted Thai food. We found really good Thai food at the White Elephant. The glass noodle salad was super good, pad thai yummy, and the ginger garlic black mushroom veggie dish was nicely done. Great staff. Love small personal eateries like this one. Would definitely return.

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Chino Hills, California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Very yummy Thai food. A little hole in the wall with slow service, but the food is definitely worth the wait. The stuffed eggplant is amazing. The yellow and green curries were among the best I've had (and I'm a green curry snob). The Pad See Eew tasted like it does everywhere else, so order something more interesting. Soup was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012 via mobile

Love this place. Great staff and great food. One of our favorite restaurants

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South San Francisco, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Try the many different dishes here. I liked what i got. The atmosphere is cozy, and it's a tight place, but the food is goon. For an experienced person, the Pad Thai could have been better, otherwise, everything is good!

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